Guji Oromo need freedom from liberators

In West and East Guji zones, the Oromo Liberation Military is just not dwelling as much as its identify From the day I arrived in Ethiopia from the U.S. in…

Transition on trial

The trials of main Oromo politicians Jawar Mohammed and Bekele Gerba are underway in what’s a take a look at case for Ethiopia’s democratic transition On 16 July, two main…

Neither premier’s power grab nor polls will unpick our political puzzle 

Editor’s notice: Publication of this text was delayed by the web shutdown. We’re publishing the unique model quite than an up to date piece with the intention to spotlight its…

The irrelevance of containment as an Ethiopian COVID-19 response

With neighborhood transmission now widespread, Ethiopia must spend scarce assets on therapy Sustaining containment as a COVID-19 public well being response has turn into irrelevant in Ethiopia for 2 causes.…

Democracy in action amid authoritarian reaction

As police brutality accompanies the pandemic struggle, parliamentarians and the federal government’s human rights watchdog have clashed over enforcement of the state of emergency decree “They’ve reached the primary gate.…

Council of Constitutional Inquiry verdict: “Because I said so!”

The Council of Constitutional Inquiry’s reasoning and proposals relating to delaying the election past the tip of the governments’ phrases have been fallacious and self-serving On 11 June, 2020, the…

Is COVID-19 as infectious and fatal in Ethiopia? Perhaps not

It’s laborious to elucidate Ethiopia’s low an infection price if it’s assumed COVID-19’s impression is common. Different theories are wanted. On eight Might, Ethiopia ended the eighth week because the…

Pandemic is blessing for Abiy but curse for Ethiopian democracy

Prime Minister mustn’t use the coronavirus disaster to consolidate energy Democracy has been the driving drive of political actions in Ethiopia because the 1960s, however its protagonists have, all-too-often, indulged…

Ethiopia must not lose the long war for justice amid its COVID-19 battle

The state’s wrestle towards the pandemic mustn’t impede the folks’s quest for democracy The coronavirus pandemic has introduced life to a halt internationally as an increasing number of nations have…

Ethiopia is entering constitutional limbo

Economist Even in regular instances Ethiopia’s plans to carry nationwide elections in August would have been fraught with uncertainty. Would they be free and truthful? Would they assist restore peace to…